Hello, My Name is Church
Hello my name is Church:
I’m sure you’ve heard a lot about me.
I have no shortage of critics.
Perhaps you have heard that I am
A waste of time
You’ve heard that I am full of
The self- righteous
Maybe you have visited me before and discovered
Maybe you needed me and I was
Maybe you joined me and found I was
Maybe you tried to serve in me but were caught off guard by
Maybe you left and were surprised that nobody
Invited you back
Perhaps your experience has driven you to
Speak negatively of me
Swear to never come back to me
Proclaim that no one needs me
Believe you’re better off without me
If this is true, I have something to say to you
I was wrong
I blew it
I made a huge mistake
But remember, I never said my name was
My name is Church. I welcome the
I welcome the
I cannot shut my doors to the people who make you
But I would remind you that we couldn’t always worship in the same room.
In the Old Testament there was a division between the
In order for us to all worship in the same room Christ was
Which is far worse than being
So why not come back to church and let all of these messed up people
I can’t promise you that the people will be great
This is church
The Celestial city
God wants you here
The body needs you here
The world needs your witness here
You belong here
Hello, my name is Church
I miss you
I love you
Can’t wait to see you
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